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Fatima’s Good Fortune

Fatima’s Good Fortune

Author(s): J & G Dryansky

Location(s): Paris

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



She can change your life. If only she could change her own…deep in the heart of romantic Paris, in the elegant Sixteenth Arrondissement, at the top of a smart apartment building on Avenue Victor-Hugo, on the sixth floor at the end of a long landing, there is a housemaid’s simple room. This is Fatima Monsour’s new home. She has left her life, family and friends on a beautiful Tunisian island to work for the exacting Countess Poulais du Roc. Baffled by even the most mundane tasks, only Fatima’s natural compassion and sheer grit ensure her survival – and gradually her unique gift for altering the lives of those around her begins to have an astonishing effect. Irresistibly touching and witty, this story of love, loneliness and determination is alive with the sights, sounds and tastes of Paris. Fatima’s Good Fortune is a tribute to the power of kindness in an unpredictable world and an unforgettable portait of “la belle Paris”.

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A fabulously crafted book that transports you to Paris. Fatima arrives from Tunisia and it is her story of adjustment (plus some fab food – how about: buttery, melt-in-the-mouth couscous and rosewater-scented loukoum) It...

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